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ADPC's intergovernmental Charter has been ratified by the Royal Thai Government

Bangkok, Thailand – Following the deposit of the Instrument of Ratification by the Kingdom of Thailand, the Charter of Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) has entered into force enabling it to function as an Intergovernmental organization. The new set up is expected to open up more avenues for ADPC to take forward the agenda of disaster risk reduction, in the region, through networking, knowledge exchange and collaborations.

ADPC to launch training programmes for the Joint Crisis Coordination Center (JCC) of Kurdistan, Iraq

Kurdistan, Iraq – With support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) will build the capacity of the Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCC), Kurdistan, Iraq in disaster and crisis management.

ADPC conducts two-week training on Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR)

Bangkok, Thailand – Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) welcomed 16 participants, from 9 countries, to the 26th Regional course on Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR-26) on 20 – 31 August. The CBDRR course directs practitioners towards addressing local needs of communities vulnerable to disasters.